Period
to 24 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 6 months to 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 155 164
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9 +24
Contract jobs citing FMCG 29 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.58% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.08% 1.89% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 45 18
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% -6.06% -8.33%
10th Percentile £355 £325 £363
90th Percentile £438 £475 £456
England median daily rate £450 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £87.45 -
England median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £46.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% -18.48% +89.69%

FMCG is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,391 1,482 1,260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.41% 30.88% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 815 922 778
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £225 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 73 68
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.06 £19.00 £20.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.21% -7.49% +29.78%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £40.75
England median hourly rate £21.60 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +0.47% +4.88% -2.38%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing FMCG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FMCG in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +16 24 £390 +0.65% 3
Staffordshire +2 22 £390 +2.63%
Warwickshire - 3 £466 - 2
FMCG
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing FMCG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 27 (93.10%) Retail
2 19 (65.52%) Logistics
3 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
3 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 10 (34.48%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (34.48%) Re-Platforming
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
4 8 (27.59%) GDPR
5 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (24.14%) Firewall
5 7 (24.14%) VMware
5 7 (24.14%) ERP
5 7 (24.14%) LAN
5 7 (24.14%) WAN
6 6 (20.69%) Change Control
6 6 (20.69%) Patch Management
7 5 (17.24%) Application Discovery
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
8 4 (13.79%) Migration
8 4 (13.79%) Internet
8 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (13.79%) PCI DSS
8 4 (13.79%) Resource Management
8 4 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (10.34%) QA
9 3 (10.34%) Data Mart
9 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
9 3 (10.34%) Visualisation

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) LAN
2 7 (24.14%) WAN
3 4 (13.79%) Internet
4 2 (6.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (10.34%) Data Mart
1 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (10.34%) Power BI
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 27 (93.10%) Retail
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Project Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Server Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Project Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Server Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) ERP Manager
4 4 (13.79%) ERP Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Integration Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Integration Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Migration Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Migration Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Security Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (10.34%) PMI
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) EPoS
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) PDA
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
1 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Logistics
2 10 (34.48%) Re-Platforming
3 7 (24.14%) ERP
3 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (20.69%) Change Control
4 6 (20.69%) Patch Management
5 5 (17.24%) Application Discovery
6 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Resource Management
6 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.34%) Data Integration
7 3 (10.34%) Information Security
7 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.34%) Project Governance
7 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
1 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
1 3 (10.34%) PMP
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) GDPR
2 4 (13.79%) PCI DSS
3 3 (10.34%) QA
4 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) Cognos
3 2 (6.90%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle